Philanthropy

  • Johnson school

    Nolans' gift endows scholarship fund for veterans at Johnson

    Nancy Doolittle Bookmark 
    With an $8 million investment to establish the Peter and Stephanie Nolan Veterans Professional Scholarship Fund, Cornell Trustee Emeritus Peter Nolan ’80, MBA ’82, and his wife, Stephanie Nolan ’84 are ensuring support for generations of U.S. military veterans enrolled as Johnson MBA students.
  • Staff members Judi Byers and Lindsay Martin

    Giving Day 2017 plows through snow, breaks records

    Kate Klein Bookmark 
    On Cornell Giving Day March 14, some 8,640 donors gave 12,209 gifts for a total of $6,321,962, surpassing each of Cornell’s two previous Giving Day totals. Gifts came from more than 45 countries.
  • 2017 Giving Day logo

    Giving Day to direct support to myriad Cornell causes

    Kate Klein Bookmark 
    Cornell Giving Day 2017 is March 14, one 24-hour period for alumni, parents and friends to come together to support the university.
  • Taylor Hall seal

    Endowed scholarship challenge is launched

    Jose Beduya Bookmark 
    At the start of this year, Cornell launched a fundraising challenge aimed at creating up to 100 new endowed scholarships, totaling an estimated $25 million, for aid-eligible students.
  • Hunter Rawlings and Fisk Johnson

    Cornell celebrates Johnson gift and legacy of support

    Krishna Ramanujan Bookmark 
    Warm anecdotes of the Johnson family's long and inspiring engagement with Cornell set the tone of a "thank you" event Jan. 31, celebrating the recent $150 million gift from Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson.
  • McGraw Tower

    Business college leaders react to historic gift

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    Administrative and alumni leaders in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business share their reactions to the $150 million commitment made by Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson.
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    $12.5M gift creates Feil Family Student Center at Weill Cornell

    Kathryn Inman Bookmark 
    With the goal of advancing Weill Cornell Medicine's mission to nurture the best future health care leaders, the Feil family has made a $12.5 million gift to establish a state-of-the-art student center.
  • Ezra seal

    President Rawlings announces landmark gift

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    Interim President Hunter Rawlings announced the board of trustees approved a historic, transformative $150 million gift from Trustee Emeritus Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson to endow and name the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.
  • Sam Johnson

    The Johnson family legacy at Cornell University

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    The $150 million gift given by Fisk Johnson and his company to endow the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business marks the latest chapter in a relationship between the Johnson family and Cornell University that extends more than 120 years.
  • H. Fisk Johnson

    $150M gift founds Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

    Joe Wilensky Bookmark 
    Alumnus H. Fisk Johnson and SC Johnson have committed $150 million for the College of Business, which has been renamed the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. It is the largest single gift to the Ithaca campus.

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